Webcast: The Anatomy of a Hospital II: Critical Fire and Life Safety Systems


This Webcast program originally aired on Thursday, May 26, 2005
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Slides 1-29
Slides 30-59
Slides 60-89
Slides 90-116

Chief Editor Jim Crockett and a panel of

Engineers designing systems for critical environments, like hospitals, will gain first-hand knowledge of:

  • Equipment and systems that help save lives and prevent fires

  • Mandatory code procedures and their life-safety impact (i.e. voice evacuation, intensive strobes, and "bed shakers")

  • Networking and control solutions

  • Relevant or mandatory sprinkler solutions


J. Patrick Banse, PE
Mr. BanseA&M University, belongs to a variety of industry organizations, and has been published in several industry publications.

Thomas W. Gardner, P.E.
Tom is the Managing Director of the Schirmer Engineering Corporation’s offices in Atlanta and Miami.and by several fire protection engineering consulting firms.  Tom is a registered Fire Protection Engineer in eight states. Also, Tom is a member of the NFPA 99, 101, and 5000 Technical Committees.  He edited the 6th and 7th editions of the NFPA 99 Handbook, and co-authored NFPA’s book entitled Fire and Life Safety in Health Care Facilities.  Tom is the past chair of the SFPE Engineering Education Committee and is the 1st Vice-Chair of the NFPA Health Care Section.
Michael A. Crowley, P.E.
Michael is Vice President, of the Central Region, of Rolf Jensen & Associates. He is a highly published Professional Engineer and a member of NFPA, SFPE, and ASHE.

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